Michel Winock situates Flaubert in France's century of great democratic transition. Wary of the masses, Flaubert rejected universal suffrage, but above all he hated the vulgar, ignorant bourgeoisie, a class that embodied every vice of the democratic age. His loathing became a fixation and a source of literary inspiration.
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Number of pages: 528
Weight: 953 g
Dimensions: 156 x 235 x 41 mm
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